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Guys - Thanks for the input. I periodically carry a large Lance camper, and unlike travel trailers and 5vrs, all the weight is on the truck. So in addition to weight carrying capacity, I actually like a stiff front spring to help with stability, sway, and front to back oscillation. That's why I went to the Ford 7k lb coils. Was a huge improvement over my OEM 5,200 lb coils which would allow the truck to bottom-out turning into my suburban driveway.
I like the idea of the 1/4 coil shims if needed in the future, to compensate for the trucks being heavier on the left, which I refer to as the "Super Duty lean".
I do appreciate the experiences and expertise that folks bring to this forum. Really helps us all learn.
2006 CC SB 4x4 6.0L
KC Stage 1.5
BPD 6 Phase 53v FICM, EGR, HD Oil Cooler, Bypass Oil Filter & Water Pump
ARP Studs w/ OEM Gaskets
DC Power 190a upper; DB Electric 200a lower alternator
295/65/20 Toyo MTs
PMF 3 Link
7,500LB Tuff Trucks Leveling Coils
Icon 2.5 piggyback CDC shocks
Dynatrac Free Spin Kit with Dynaloc Hubs
EDGE CTS Monitor w/ EGT, pressure, and temp sensors
Blue FPR Spring Kit
Twin F450 Auxiliary Springs
Banks Monster Exhaust
Truetrac rear/E locker Front with 4.11s